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This article is about the radio station. For Weak Signal Propagation Reporter, see WSPR (Amateur radio software).
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City of license Springfield, Massachusetts
Broadcast area Springfield, Massachusetts
Branding Power 1270
Frequency 1270 kHz
First air date June 1936
Format Spanish Tropical
Power 5,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 18717
Transmitter coordinates 42°05′24″N 72°36′11″W / 42.09000°N 72.60306°W / 42.09000; -72.60306
Callsign meaning SPRingfield
Owner Red Wolf Broadcasting
(Davidson Media Station WSPR Licensee, LLC)
Sister stations WACM
Website WSPR

WSPR (1270 AM, "Power 1270") is a radio station licensed to serve Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. The station is owned by Davidson Media Group and licensed to Davidson Media Station WSPR Licensee, LLC. It airs a Spanish Tropical music format.[1] Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, the station had a Top 40 format. Later decades, the station had a talk/news approach before its current format.

The station was assigned the WSPR call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[2]


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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